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in the netherlands canada and the uk. many other countries aren't using them yet because they have other concerns about cost and privacy, brian. >> laura evans tonight. >>> the united states is pressuring countries around the world to use full body scanners at airports. germany just started testing one. dubai is stopping the scanners. italy also says they're too slow and ineffective. jim harper joins us to talk about this. jim, the point is simple, right? we have to go through the shoe thing, we have to go through the liquid thing. depending upon what country you're coming from to the united states, they don't have to. what's the point here? >> as the secretary, you're trained to harmonize international standards at a very high level. countries are debating what the appropriate standards are. whether we should use the so-called strip machines around the world. they provide a small margin of security at a high cost of privacy and a delay at the airport. >> do we have the power to influence them? it seems countries are going the opposite direction. >> the aviation organization has a lot of funding
and mayor bloomberg are getting it right. remarkable stuff jeffrey canada is doing in harlem. jeffrey sachs, the bottom line is, i said earlier this week this is a moral issue, a national security issue, an economic issue. the united states of america can't move forward. we have to improve our k-12 education system. >> also a jobs issue. when you look at where the unemployment really is, those who finished college education have low unemployment. the unemployment is among people who don't have -- haven't been able to get through the educational system, get a bachelor's degree. so if we have all these dropouts, if we're not getting kids all the way through college these days and there's more and more of that, that's where the unemployment is also located. so it is national security. it's competitiveness. happiness, and it's the jobs. so this matters and these charter schools we're finding great successes and failures and it's a question of building on successes right now. >> coming up in just a few minutes, my your michael bloomberg. willie, how are you going to embarrass us. >> "the last wo
. >> steve: right. meanwhile, u.s. homeland security secretary janet napolitano is in montreal, canada to urge the international community to heighten security efforts and it's great we would have her on a breaking news day. good morning to you, may dam secretary. >> good morning. >> steve: how credible is this threat and what is the united states doing to help them? >> well, as director clapper said yesterday, we're not going to comment on specific threats except to say that we're constantly in contact with our allyies on a variety of threats and to make sure that we remain safe, both in the homeland and western interests abroad because al-qaeda is a determined adversary. >> brian: i think that the american people deserve an explanation and just to be updated, don't you think, could you tell us first off, are we included in this so-called alleged coordinated attack? >> well, without, again, commenting on specific threats, we are constantly active in a pro-active way to protect the american people and to protect interests around the globe. one of the reasons i'm here in montreal, for e
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